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06-23-2009 04:33 AM
lms
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Originally Posted by acf101 View Post
A male spade has one connector rod. a fuse has two. would you just put it in one of the holes then and leave the other empty?
Yes, as you are only taking power from that one plug. Then just get an inline fuse from the parts store. Or do what others have done and just tap into a line that has power when key is truned on.
06-22-2009 08:09 PM
acf101 ah actually, i have an idea. if i still wanted to use my "add a fuse" would'nt i be able to tap in to the fuse box under the hood which is bigger? any fuses in there safe to use?
06-22-2009 07:31 PM
dan-the-kid Yup, wiring diagram on the top of it, should say batt or constant +12...something like that.
06-22-2009 07:23 PM
acf101
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radio
Thanks, sounds simple enough for me.
06-22-2009 07:22 PM
acf101
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Originally Posted by lms View Post
Just get a male spade with a wire coming off of it, bend it and plug it into the same spot your fuse is in now. Route the wire that same way you have it now and put an inline fuse.
A male spade has one connector rod. a fuse has two. would you just put it in one of the holes then and leave the other empty?
06-22-2009 07:18 PM
dan-the-kid radio
06-22-2009 07:15 PM
acf101 Also, for the glowshift elite gauges you actually need a 12v accessory and a 12v constant as a memory wire. i am assuming the cig lighter is accessory. what would be a good constant source to use?
06-22-2009 12:26 PM
PoisonBeef For gauges I just grabbed power from the cig lighter, a splice tap and ran it over to the gauges.
06-22-2009 10:23 AM
srp How custom do you want to get?

I bought the Saab connector to add a fuse to the underhood fuse box next to the battery (orange fuse):


I ran a wire from it to the passenger side center console kick panel by way of the grommet under the primary fuse box under the hood behind the drivers side strut tower:
06-22-2009 09:05 AM
lms Just get a male spade with a wire coming off of it, bend it and plug it into the same spot your fuse is in now. Route the wire that same way you have it now and put an inline fuse.
06-22-2009 06:26 AM
acf101
wiring solutions

When it comes to wiring via the fuse box my weapon of choice for drawing power from it is a "add a fuse". little simple devices that make your wiring job a breeze. last night i bought myself a nice Glowshift elite series gauge. However this morning i thought i would go out and tinker so i tried to dry fit my "add a fuse" so i would be ready for my gauge which will be here very soon. I successfully installed it but with one issue..... its too big to close the fuse box panel. . So i was wondering if anyone has gotten these to fit or if someone can enlighten me on some other wiring methods since this is the only one i am familiar with. My gauge will be here in a few days so any help someone could give the wiring noob would be great! Thanks.

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